Application For Public Comment

Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2024 at 4:00:00 PM


Application For Public Comment


The Shire of Toodyay has received an application from Land Insights on behalf of Midland Brick for the renewal of an extractive industry at Lot 11 Chitty Road in Hoddys Well. The applicant is seeking approval to excavate clay material from the site. It is expected that 200,000 tonnes/year over a twenty-year period.

The proposed extractive industry operation on Lot 11 Chitty Road seeks to meet continuing market demand for clay material for building and construction purposes. The pit operation is proposed to occur within the property totalling approximately 49ha.

The extractive industry will operate in the following manner:

  • The proposed hours of operation for this site: Monday to Saturday 7:00am – 6:00pm (excluding Public Holidays).

Your views on the proposed extractive industry are encouraged and welcomed. The proposal is available for inspection at the Shire of Toodyay Administration Centre, Old Court House, 15 Fiennes Street, Toodyay, during office hours. The proposal is also available for viewing.

Submissions on the proposed development may be addressed in writing and lodged with the CEO, Shire of Toodyay, PO Box 96 Toodyay 6566, or by email to by 4.00pm Friday 2 August 2024.

Further information on the above proposal is available by contacting the Shire’s Development Services on 9574 9300.


Tabitha Bateman
Acting Chief Executive Officer


18 June 2024